Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of July 30th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Watch a play under the stars, take in progressive comedy or enjoy a musical.
Rosalynde (or, As You Like It). Driftwood Theatre presents an updated version of William Shakespeare’s play as part of the Bard’s Bus Tour. This Prohibition-era comedy features love, whiskey and puppets in a story about self-discovery, identity and carving your own path. Plays at Amos Waites Park, Trillium Park, Parma Park, Kawartha Settler’s Village and various other parks in the GTA/Southern Ontario. Previews Jul 13, opens Jul 14 and runs to Aug 12, see website for schedule (all shows begin at 7:30 pm) and locations. Pwyc ($20 sugg). Show Info.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw (Guild Festival Theatre). A London professor wagers that he can pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess. Previews Jul 11, opens Jul 12 and runs to Aug 12, Wed-Sun 7:30 pm, matinees Wednesday Jul 25, Aug 1 and Aug 8 at 2 pm. $20-$25, preview $15. At Guild Park & Gardens. Show Info.
Canadian Stage Shakespeare In High Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Canadian Stage and the York University Dept of Theatre present the outdoor theatre in the park, now in its 36th season. The classic frolicking comedy is staged outdoors. Previews from Jun 29, opens Jul 13 and runs to Sep 2, Wed, Fri & Sun 8 pm. Pwyc, $25 adv reserved seating. At High Park. Show Info.
INTERSECTION. A monthly comedy storytelling show created in partnership with the Social Capital Theatre. The show provides a platform to diverse voices within the comedy community and a place to be seen, heard, and share dialogue with audiences. Featuring critically acclaimed and noted members of the comedy and acting community, with a new featured storyteller each month. August 1, 8pm. PWYC. At the Social Capital Theatre. Show Info.
Canadian Stage Shakespeare In High Park: Romeo And Juliet. Canadian Stage and the York University Dept of Theatre present the outdoor theatre in the park, now in its 36th season. The classic tragedy of star-crossed lovers is staged outdoors. Previews from Jun 28, opens Jul 12 and runs to Sep 1, Tue, Thu, Sat 8 pm. Pwyc, $25 adv reserved seating. At High Park. Show Info.
A Little Night Music. Randolph College for the Performing Arts presents the musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Romantic possibilities abound in this musical set in 1900s Swedish countryside. Opens Aug 2 and runs to Aug 11, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $22. At Randolph Theatre. Show Info.
Bard in Berczy: Much Ado About Nothing. This queer and progressive adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy of wit and romance is staged promenade-style in Berczy Park. Open Aug 3 and runs to Aug 26, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 1 pm (no show Aug 10). Pwyc. Show Info.
Destiny, USA. Laura navigates through a personal story about her first job where she is forced to talk to people all over the United States. She learns there may be hope after all. Jul 30 at 7:30 pm. Pwyc. Show Info.
Listings based primarily on NOW! Stage Listings.